Daily Current Affairs 19th and 20th Dec 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 19th and 20th December 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which of the following ministry has recently launched an economic diplomacy portal “www.indbiz.gov.in”?

निम्नलिखित में से किस मंत्रालय ने हाल ही में एक आर्थिक कूटनीति पोर्टल “http://www.indbiz.gov.in” लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Ministry of Finance / वित्त मंत्रालय

(b) Ministry of Corporate Affairs / कारपोरेट कार्य मंत्रालय

(c) Ministry of External Affairs / विदेश मंत्रालय

(d) Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises / सूक्ष्म, लघु और मझौले उद्यम मंत्रालय

(e) Ministry of Communications and Information Technology / संचार एवं सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी मंत्रालय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. India’ Foreign Ministry will launch a website on Economic Diplomacy on 17th Dec to provide a vast repository of resources on economic opportunities and news and facilitate two-way economic engagement.

Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar will launch MEA’s website on Economic Diplomacy http://www.indbiz.gov.in to showcase India’s economic, sectoral, and State-wise strengths that make for an attractive economic partnership. The website is being developed and managed by the Economic Diplomacy Division of the Ministry of External Affairs.

Q.2. With which country, India has signed a MoU on Technology Cooperation in Road Infrastructure Sector in New Delhi?

किस देश के साथ भारत ने नई दिल्ली में रोड इन्फ्रास्ट्रक्चर सेक्टर में प्रौद्योगिकी सहयोग पर एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Sweden / स्वीडन

(b) Norway / नॉर्वे

(c) Finland / फ़िनलैंड

(d) Austria / ऑस्ट्रिया

(e) Denmark / डेनमार्क

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between India and Austria on Technology Cooperation in Road Infrastructure Sector in New Delhi.

The MoU seeks to create a framework for the countries’ mutual cooperation in the field of Road Transportation, Road/Highways infrastructure development, management and administration, road safety and intelligent transport systems. This is to enhance trade and regional integration between the two countries.

Q.3. With which organization, India has signed a $300 million loan to upgrade power distribution network in Uttar Pradesh?

किस संगठन के साथ भारत ने उत्तर प्रदेश में बिजली वितरण नेटवर्क को उन्नत करने के लिए $ 300 मिलियन के ऋण पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) European Union / यूरोपीय संघ

(b) New Development Bank / न्यू डेवलपमेंट बैंक

(c) European Central Bank / यूरोपीय सेंट्रल बैंक

(d) Asian Development Bank / एशियाई विकास बैंक

(e) World bank / विश्व बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India today signed a $300 million loan to upgrade rural power distribution networks to provide reliable electricity supply to consumers in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

Upgrading the distribution network will help improve the quality and reliability of electricity supply, reduce the aggregate technical and commercial (ATC) losses and restore the financial sustainability of the rural electricity supply in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

Q.4. With which of the following organization, India has signed a 4.21 million dollar project readiness financing (PRF) facility for Tripura?

निम्नलिखित में से किस संगठन के साथ भारत ने त्रिपुरा के लिए 4.21 मिलियन डॉलर की परियोजना तत्परता वित्तपोषण (PRF) सुविधा पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) World bank / विश्व बैंक

(b) Asian Development Bank / एशियाई विकास बैंक

(c) International Monetary fund / अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष

(d) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank / एशियन इन्फ्रास्ट्रक्चर इन्वेस्टमेंट बैंक

(e) New Development Bank / न्यू डेवलपमेंट बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a US $4.21 million project readiness financing (PRF) facility for the preparation of infrastructure development projects to improve urban amenities and develop tourism infrastructure in Tripura.

This is ADB’s first PRF facility for a state in the northeastern region of India.

Q.5. Who has been named among the ‘Young Champions of the Earth’ 2020 prize by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र पर्यावरण कार्यक्रम (UNEP) द्वारा “यंग चैंपियंस ऑफ़ द अर्थ” 2020 पुरस्कार के बीच किसे नामित किया गया है?

(a) Yerry Mina / यरी मीना

(b) Vidyut Mohan / विद्युत मोहन

(c) Manushi Chhillar / मानुषी छिल्लर

(d) Khushi Chindaliya / ख़ुशी चिंदलिया

(e) Ashok Michael Pinto / अशोक माइकल पिंटो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. A 29-year-old Indian entrepreneur is among the seven winners of the prestigious “Young Champions of the Earth” 2020 prize given by the UN environment agency to global change-makers using innovative ideas and ambitious action to help solve some of the world’s most pressing environmental challenges.

Vidyut Mohan, an engineer, is the co-founder of “Takachar”, a social enterprise enabling farmers to prevent open burning of their waste farm residues and earn extra income by converting them into value-added chemicals like activated carbon on-site.

Q.6. Who has been honoured with ‘Global Visionary of Sustainable Business and Peace’ award by the Indo-Israel Chambers of Commerce?

इंडो-इज़राइल चैंबर्स ऑफ कॉमर्स द्वारा “ग्लोबल विजनरी ऑफ सस्टेनेबल बिजनेस एंड पीस” पुरस्कार से किसे सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Shiv Nadar / शिव नादर

(b) Gautam Adani / गौतम अडानी

(c) Ratan Tata / रतन टाटा

(d) Mukesh Ambani / मुकेश अंबानी

(e) Azim Premji / अजीम प्रेमजी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp.  Veteran industrialist, Ratan Tata will be honoured by the Indo-Israel Chambers of Commerce for promoting innovation that supports sustainability and peace in the region, including with the Palestinians.

The chairman emeritus of the Tata group will be honoured with ‘Global Visionary of Sustainable Business and Peace’ award during the launch of the Federation of Indo-Israel Chamber of Commerce’s international chapter in Dubai on December 21.

Q.7. Which Web series has won the “Best Series” award at the 1st edition of Filmfare OTT awards 2020?

किस वेब श्रृंखला ने फिल्मफेयर ओटीटी पुरस्कार 2020 के प्रथम संस्करण में “सर्वश्रेष्ठ श्रृंखला” पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) The Family Man / द फैमिली मैन

(b) Scam 1992 / स्कैम 1992

(c) Delhi Crime / दिल्ली क्राइम

(d) Criminal Justice / क्रिमिनल जस्टिस

(e) Paatal Lok / पाताल लोक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. The first ever Filmfare Awards for OTT platforms were given out on Saturday evening. This is the first edition of Filmfare OTT awards as this year streaming services came to their own due to complete shutdown of film production and closure of theatres because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Best Series: Paatal Lok

Best Director (Series): Avinash Arun and Prosit Roy (Paatal Lok)

Best Series (Critics): The Family Man

Best Director (Critics): Krishna DK and Raj Nidimoru (The Family Man)

Best Actor in a Drama Series (Male): Jaideep Ahlawat (Paatal Lok)

Best Actor in a Drama Series (Female): Sushmita Sen (Aarya)

Best Actor in a Drama Series (Critics): Manoj Bajpayee (The Family Man)

Best Actress in a Drama Series (Critics): Priyamani (The Family Man)

Best Actor in a Comedy Series (Male): Jitendra Kumar (Panchayat)

Best Comedy (Series/Specials): Panchayat

Best Film (Web Original): Raat Akeli Hai

Q.8. Which actor has won the “Best Actor in a Drama Series (Male)” award at the 1st edition of Filmfare OTT awards 2020?

किस अभिनेता ने फिल्मफेयर ओटीटी पुरस्कार 2020 के पहले संस्करण में “ड्रामा सीरीज़ (पुरुष)” में सर्वश्रेष्ठ अभिनेता का पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Avinash Arun / अविनाश अरुण

(b) Prosit Roy / प्रोसित रॉय

(c) Jaideep Ahlawat / जयदीप अहलावत

(d) Manoj Bajpayee / मनोज बाजपेयी

(e) Jitendra Kumar / जितेंद्र कुमार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. The first ever Filmfare Awards for OTT platforms were given out on Saturday evening. This is the first edition of Filmfare OTT awards as this year streaming services came to their own due to complete shutdown of film production and closure of theatres because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Best Series: Paatal Lok

Best Director (Series): Avinash Arun and Prosit Roy (Paatal Lok)

Best Series (Critics): The Family Man

Best Director (Critics): Krishna DK and Raj Nidimoru (The Family Man)

Best Actor in a Drama Series (Male): Jaideep Ahlawat (Paatal Lok)

Best Actor in a Drama Series (Female): Sushmita Sen (Aarya)

Best Actor in a Drama Series (Critics): Manoj Bajpayee (The Family Man)

Best Actress in a Drama Series (Critics): Priyamani (The Family Man)

Best Actor in a Comedy Series (Male): Jitendra Kumar (Panchayat)

Best Comedy (Series/Specials): Panchayat

Best Film (Web Original): Raat Akeli Hai

Q.9. World Arabic Language Day is celebrated every year on _______________.

विश्व अरबी भाषा दिवस हर साल _______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 18 December / 18 दिसम्बर

(b) 19 December / 19 दिसम्बर

(c) 20 December / 20 दिसम्बर

(d) 21 December / 21 दिसम्बर

(e) 22 December / 22 दिसम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. December 18 is celebrated as the World Arabic Language Day. The Arabic language is considered to be one of the oldest and the most widely spoken in the world. Right from the countries in the Middle East to many in North Africa, Arabic is the mother tongue.

Q.10. What was the theme for World Arabic Language Day 2020?

विश्व अरबी भाषा दिवस 2020 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Arabic Language and Artificial Intelligence

(b) Arabic Language and Youth

(c) Looking to the Digital World

(d) Arabic calligraphy

(e) Arabic Language Academies: Necessity or Luxury?

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. December 18 is celebrated as the World Arabic Language Day. The Arabic language is considered to be one of the oldest and the most widely spoken in the world. Right from the countries in the Middle East to many in North Africa, Arabic is the mother tongue.

Theme 2020: ‘Arabic Language Academies: Necessity or Luxury?’

Q.11. On which date Goa Liberation Day is celebrated every year?

गोवा मुक्ति दिवस प्रत्येक वर्ष किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 15 December / 15 दिसम्बर

(b) 17 December / 17 दिसम्बर

(c) 19 December / 19 दिसम्बर

(d) 20 December / 20 दिसम्बर

(e) 21 December / 21 दिसम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Every year, the Goa Liberation day is celebrated on December 19 in India. The day is celebrated to mark the victory of Indian armed forces to free Goa from 450 years of the Portuguese rule.The Portuguese colonized several parts of India in 1510. However, by the end of 19th century their colonies were limited to Daman, Dadra, Goa, Diu, Nagar Haveli. On December 18, 1961, India launched a 36-hour military operation called Operation Vijay. The operation involved attacks by Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Indian Navy. India reclaimed the Goan territories on December 19, 1961.

Q.12. International Human Solidarity Day is commemorated each year on ____________________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मानव एकजुटता दिवस हर साल ____________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 20 December / 20 दिसम्बर

(b) 21 December / 21 दिसम्बर

(c) 22 December / 22 दिसम्बर

(d) 23 December / 23 दिसम्बर

(e) 24 December / 24 दिसम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. International Human Solidarity Day is commemorated each year on the 20th of December, with the aim to celebrate our unity in diversity and promote debate on ways to act together for building a sustainable future for all. The Day also aims to remind governments to fulfil their international commitments.

The day is especially reminded to celebrate unity in diversity, to remind governments to respect their commitments to international agreements, and to encourage debate on ways to promote solidarity for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals to encourage new initiatives for poverty eradication.

Q.13. Who among the following has announced her new book “Pregnancy Bible”?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने अपनी नई किताब “प्रेगनेंसी बाइबल” की घोषणा की है?

(a) MC Mary Kom / एमसी मैरीकॉम

(b) Kareena Kapoor Khan / करीना कपूर खान

(c) Dutee Chand / दुती चंद

(d) PV Sindhu / पीवी सिंधु

(e) Sara Ali Khan / सारा अली खान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan is all set to pen her first book, titled Kareena Kapoor Khan’s Pregnancy Bible. It will be a comprehensive guide to pregnancy and will be published next year.

Kareena shared the news on her son Taimur Ali Khan’s fourth birthday on 20 December.

Q.14. Mohammad Amir retired from the international cricket. For which country he played?

मोहम्मद आमिर ने अंतरराष्ट्रीय क्रिकेट से संन्यास ले लिया। वह किस देश के लिए खेले?

(a) Afghanistan / अफ़ग़ानिस्तान

(b) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(c) India / भारत

(d) UAE / संयुक्त अरब अमीरात

(e) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(e)

Exp. Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir has retired from international cricket, the PCB has confirmed. Amir represented Pakistan in 36 Tests, 61 ODIs and 50 T20Is, and recently played in the inaugural Lanka Premier League for runners-up Galle Gladiators.

“I am leaving cricket for now because I’m being mentally tortured said Amir.

Q.15. Who is the Head of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) located?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र पर्यावरण कार्यक्रम (UNEP) के प्रमुख कौन हैं?

(a) Rafael Grossi / राफेल ग्रॉसी

(b) Marcos Prado Troyjo / मार्कोस प्राडो त्रोय्जो

(c) Jin Liqun / जिन लिकुन

(d) Inger Andersen / इंगर एंडरसन

(e) Achim Steiner / अचिम स्टेनर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(d)

Exp. Headquarters location: Nairobi, Kenya.

Head: Inger Andersen

Q.16. Who is the minister responsible for the Ministry of External Affairs?

विदेश मंत्रालय के लिए जिम्मेदार मंत्री कौन है?

(a) Shripad Yesso Naik / श्रीपद येस्सो नाइक

(b) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar / सुब्रह्मण्यम जयशंकर

(c) Dharmendra Pradhan / धर्मेंद्र प्रधान

(d) Gajendra Singh Shekhawat / गजेन्द्र सिंह शेखावत

(e) Ashwini Kumar Choubey / अश्विनी कुमार चौबे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(b)

Exp. Minister responsible: Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

Q.17. What is the capital of Austria?

ऑस्ट्रिया की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Amsterdam / एम्स्टर्डम

(b) Canberra / कैनबरा

(c) Windhoek / विंडहोक

(d) Maputo‎ / मापुटो

(e) Vienna / वियना

Answer & Explanation
Ans.17.(e)

Exp. Capital: Vienna

Currency: Euro

Q.18. Rowa Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which of the following state?

रोवा वन्यजीव अभयारण्य निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में स्थित है?

(a) Meghalaya / मेघालय

(b) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(c) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(d) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(e) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.18.(d)

Exp. Rowa Wildlife Sanctuary is a Wildlife Sanctuary in Tripura, India.

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